| Jun 22, 2013
Michael Pollan may have spent a zillion pages examining the smoked whole hogs at North Carolina's creaky Skylight Inn in "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation," and the legend of Kansas City's Arthur Bryant's is eternal, but the real story in...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Note: Talk about a simple recipe. Talk about fabulous taste. Times Food Editor Russ Parsons wrote in June about the easy trick of steaming salmon in the oven, a technique he learned years ago from Paula Wolfert. Spring's wild salmon, which has a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Garden Corn and Tomato Salad
Active Work and Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes * Vegetarian
5 ears corn
2 pounds tomatoes, diced
1 1/2 cups sliced green onions
1 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup rice vinegar
| May 20, 2013
| 8:49 AM
We were opening Christmas gifts last year when my much better half dropped a package on my lap -- a cold, heavy package. Curious (and suddenly chilly), I opened it. Bacon. Six pounds of artisan bacon, ranging from thick-cut hickory-smoked to jalapeño-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Horse Thief, a Central-Texas-style BBQ joint, has opened at the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles. The addition is just one in a slew of newcomers to the open-air market, including Sticky Rice, Valerie at Grand Central Market and the soon-to-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Restaurants are in full bloom for summer. Here are some of the latest deals and restaurant happenings.
Live & Dine L.A.: Tickets are still available to the 11th annual Live & Dine L.A., a culinary extravaganza that celebrates L.A.’s best chefs and...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Dinner on a diet? It may sound tough but it's easy if you're prepared, even on a busy weeknight. Here are four suggestions to try, each clocking in at under 200 calories and under 15 grams each carbohydrates and fat per serving. Three of the recipes...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:48 PM
There’s a traitor in your pocket. Or your purse.
Your cellphone is ratting you out.
Stores can keep track of who you are and what you buy -- unless you pay cash. Now they can also use your cellphone -- even without your permission -- to find out...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:43 PM
When it comes to versatility, you can't do much better than couscous. Typically a fine granular semolina pasta, couscous works in both savory and sweet dishes, and can be served hot or cold. Like pasta, add vegetables and/or meat for a main dish, or...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The Sayers Club, which opened in Hollywood nearly two years ago, is expanding to include a new front room and bar with a menu of pizza, salads and snacks.
The club, which is backed by Sam Nazarian's SBE hospitality group and run by the gregarious and...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Beets are one of summer's most vibrant vegetables. They're great in a salad, in a dessert or roasted on their own. They're also easy to prepare.
When selecting beets, you'll want to chose ones that are heavy for their size. Try to pick out the ones...